An international team of researchers has concluded that climate change has greatly affected the previously stable region of the Tibetan Plateau, causing the devastating avalanche of 2016.
Researchers have found evidence of the oldest red pigment in the feathers of a 130-million-year-old bird.
Fossils of a giant, flightless bird have finally been analyzed, and confirm a prehistoric species known as Gastornis roamed the Arctic 53 million years ago. While the climate was much different then, scientists warn that climate change could one day invite more diverse species to the North.
Early human teeth found in a cave in southern China suggest that humans migrated to Asia much earlier than previously thought, and long before they made their way to Europe. This changes our knowledge of early human distribution.
Are the world's deserts holding more carbon than all the plants in the world?